Thad Snow: A Life of Social Reform in the Missouri Bootheel

Thad Snow: A Life of Social Reform in the Missouri Bootheel

by Bonnie Stepenoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826214967

ISBN-13: 9780826214966

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

Thad Snow (1881-1955) was an eccentric farmer and writer who was best known for his involvement in Missouri's 1939 Sharecropper Protest -- a mass highway demonstration in which approximately eleven hundred demonstrators marched to two federal highways to illustrate the plight of the cotton laborers. Snow struggled to make sense of the changing world, and his answers

Overview

Thad Snow (1881-1955) was an eccentric farmer and writer who was best known for his involvement in Missouri's 1939 Sharecropper Protest -- a mass highway demonstration in which approximately eleven hundred demonstrators marched to two federal highways to illustrate the plight of the cotton laborers. Snow struggled to make sense of the changing world, and his answers to questions regarding race, social justice, the environment, and international war placed him at odds with many. In Thad Snow, Bonnie Stepenoff explores the world of Snow, providing a full portrait of him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826214966
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
MISSOURI BIOGRAPHY SERIES Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxv
Introduction1
1.Snow's Corner9
2.The Big-Eye23
3.Flood Culture39
4.King Cotton53
5.Out on Mr. Snow's Farm71
6.The Great Roadside Demonstration89
7.Bootheel Planter115
8.Missouri Pacifist126
9.Ozarks Retreat138
10.From Missouri155
Epilogue163
Selected Bibliography165
Index175

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